COPS Racing at the San Felipe 250

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The Baja 250 was run at the end of January — these pictures just got back from processing at Photomat. COPS Racing entered three cars in the 250 mile race: the Trophy Truck and two Class 10s. The course consisted of a loop, starting and finishing at the Arches in San Felipe. Spoiler alert: Gus […]

Video: B-17 Wings of Freedom Tour, Torrance

Dad went up in a B-17 for the first time in 70 years and 29 days, on the Wings of Freedom Tour, out of Torrance Airport. The last time he was on a B-17, he was carried off the aircraft in England after a piece of shrapnel went through the airplane, his helmet, then his foot (his foot was resting on his helmet). Today’s flight turned out much better; the flight was magnificent, and without shrapnel.

San Felipe Circa 1982

Our excuse to be in San Felipe was to attend Hobie Cat’s Midwinters West Regatta. With the exception of a 30-minute chubasco, the weather was perfect. This photo was taken from Highway 5, Camino del Sur, south of town, before there were houses in the area. Here’s what a near-by location looks like in 2009 in Google Street View.

San Felipe Circa 1982

25 Pages From the 1985 Radio Shack Catalog

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Radio Shack is slipping off the raft; it’s taking its final breaths. To eulogize, here are 25 pages from the 1985 Radio Shack catalog with all kinds of electronic, geeky goodies: Beta VCRs, open-reel and 8-track tape, computers and peripherals, and vacuum tubes. All branded Radio Shack, Realistic, Tandy or Archer, and all guaranteed to […]

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